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The Festival of Trees is the start up of the Christmas Season for Camrose and Area. From Christmas Trees, Displays, Entertainment, Children's World and Shopping we require the help of a lot of Volunteers or "Christmas Elves" as we at the CRE say. If you are interested in volunteering for this magical event please read through the following information and either signup on this page, contact our office at 780-672-3640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Festival Runs November 25, 26 and 27, 2016.
Friday Hours: Noon to 9:00 pm
Saturday Hours: 10:00 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday Hours: Noon to 5:00 pm
Depending on the area you would like to volunteer in, shifts vary in time being 2 to 4 hour commitments. Once you have registered to volunteer, our office will contact you to confirm the designated area and time. You will also receive further information regarding your volunteer position (detailed explanation), door passes, when to show up for your shift, and where you will need to go upon arriving for your shift, etc.
Areas Available and General Duties:
Entertainment Room - You will be at a table in this room collecting food bank donations as well as admission money from those people travelling with the entertainers and stamping their hands.
Cookie Cart - You get to stroll the entire area (except inside the Castle/Candy Shoppe) with the cookie cart, selling our Christmas Gingerbread Men Cookies. (They sell themselves). If you enjoy walking and interacting with the public is is the position for you..
Children's World Ticket Sales - You get to sit in amongst all the excitement and sell the tickets to the children and parents for them to participate in all the Children's World activities.
Children's World Areas Available and General Duties:
Family Fun - Welcome children and parents into your "house". Collect their tickets and hand them the craft of their choice. . We do not expect you to put together the crafts for the children, but ask for the house and tables to be kept tidy.
Christmas Quackers - Welcome children and parents into you "house". Collect their tickets and hand out the designated prizes won. The prizes are give out at random; There is no choosing or exchanging of prizes. You will need to replace and mix the ducks up as required as well.
Crafts n' Christmas - Welcome children and parents into your "house". Collect their tickets and hand them the craft of their choice. We do not expect you to put together the crafts for the children, but ask for the house and tables to be kept tidy.
Ice n' Eat - Welcome children and parents into your "house". Collect their tickets and hand them a sugar cookie, container of icing and let them go to a table to decorate there own cookie. Sprinkles are on the tables for decorating these cookies. You will need to replenish cookies, icing and sprinkles through out the day and tidy up the house and tables.
Mrs. Pockets - (Requires 3 people/shift) One person to welcome guests, collect the tickets and give them a game chip. You will need to keep the children in a neat line while waiting their turn. Please ensure that once the chip has been played and prize received, before the next person in line plays the game. The other two people are required behind the house, one to watch who is playing (boy/girl/toddler) and one to get and give out the designated prize. The prizes are at random, their is no selecting or exchanging of prizes.
Petting Zoo - Collect tickets or cash. Instruct patrons to please wash their hands after leaving the zoo. Will also need to provide information such as - Parents are to accompany their children at all times, (they are not charged to accompany their children) as well as hold patrons back until the zoo is opened and as it shuts down for the day; as well if the zoo ends up with too many people in it at once.
If you have any questions regarding these areas available for volunteering - please contact the CRE office at 780-672-3640 or email email@example.com and we will gladly explain things for you.
Thank you for your dedication and support to the Camrose Regional Exhibition it is tremendously appreciated by all staff & board.
We look forward to hearing from you soon!